Upcoming Corvallis Guitar Society Events 2023

Thank you everyone for coming, playing, and enjoying the events so far this year. After our activities in June, we will be taking a break as usual in July and August from Odd Fellows, Corvallis.

However, in addition this year, Isaac Engel has established two Classical Guitar Society events, one in July and one in August in Salem to continue providing Guitar Ensemble Sessions, and Open Stage.

Isaac Engel Classical Guitar Society Events in July and August in Salem.
You are invited in July and August to enjoy the Classical Guitar Social, a community gathering of classical guitarists in Salem from surrounding areas.
Location: Salem Public Library, Anderson A room,
Address: 585 Liberty St. SE Salem, OR 97301

Event Friday July 14th – This will be a focused playing session, with an ensemble piece, a break for snacks, open stage, and finishing with some time for visiting. Here’s the schedule for one hour:
11:00 Entry
11:05 Ensemble rehearsal and practices
11:15 Ensemble performance
11:25 break
11:35 Open stage.

Ensemble Pieces: Forrest Ensemble Series No.1 – all parts.

Event Friday August 18th -This will be an extended session (two hours) to allow a composition lab to occur as part of the meeting. Anyone is invited to bring an original guitar or guitar ensemble composition to this session to be read and performed! The session will begin with an ensemble piece. The break and snacks time will be extended to 30 or 40 minutes of time for interested players to select new scores to learn and perform in the open stage portion.

Ensemble Piece: Mvt. 1 of Le Phénix by Corrette, M. – Part One only.
from https://www.forrestguitarensembles.co.uk/quartets/

Corvallis Guitar Society Monthly Events in Corvallis Re-Start in September
After two months off, our first monthly meeting will start up at Odd Fellows on Monday September 11th, 2022, beginning at 7:15pm. That will feature our Guitar Ensemble session, Open Stage, and a Featured Artist performance.

The first After School Guitar Program at Odd Fellows will re-open on Monday September 11th at 6:00pm run by Isaac Engel.

The second After School Guitar Program will be on Monday September 18th at 6:00pm run by Zoe Moulton, and she provides The Community Beginning Lesson for people of all ages from 7:00pm to 7:30pm at Odd Fellows.

Festival in November 2023
We will be having a two-day Festival on November 10th and 11th with two Concerts, Ensemble, Masterclasses, and free open Workshop Sessions.
The location is First Congregational United Church of Christ, and the timing for visitors will be:
Friday November 10th 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday November 11th 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Details will be provided in August.

Wishing you all the Best, Regards

Jon Sharp
President, Corvallis Guitar Society